The Juvenile Southern Carmine Bee-eater (Rooiborsbyvreter, Afrikaans name) is a pale and faded version of the adult, one could easily mistake it for a different species.

Juvenile
KNP ? bee eater

The Carmine Bee-eater is the largest bee-eater and is an intra-African migrant, breeding in Zimbabwe and further North.

Adult
KNP Carmine BE catch

These Bee-eaters were seen in the Kruger National Park

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